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When it comes to gaming laptops, most of them are similar. Obviously, they're designed to run video games, but how well they perform is what sets them apart. Although the price is a huge factor in determining how beast of a machine you get, it's also imperative to consider your actual preference.

You may only want to play well-known titles just for the story and not the magical graphics and gameplay it offers. So buying a three-thousand-dollar laptop might not be a good idea. In this list, we've compiled a selection of the best portable gaming machines to help you purchase the right one that suits you best.

1. Acer Aspire Nitro 5

Best cheap gaming laptop

Price from SGD1,395.00

shopping_cart Lazada Singapore SGD1,395.00

First on our list is the cheapest gaming laptop you can get. It's equipped with a 15-inch screen, an i7-7700HQ processor, 8GB DDR4 RAM, and a Geforce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5 VRAM) video card. Without getting into too many techy terms here, this machine can run most well-known games smoothly – just not in ultra settings.

Aside from its performance, it's well built. It's body's design is, in a word, straightforward. This machine is the type that shows everyone it's a gaming laptop but not to the extent that it brags.

If you love gaming and you're okay with playing the newest and biggest titles like Dark Souls 3 in low settings, then this machine is for you. But of course, some older games like Assassin’s Creed 1 to 3 can be played without fearing to crank up the settings to high.

  • CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® Geforce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5 VRAM)
  • Memory: 8GB DDR4 RAM
  • Storage: 1TB HDD
  • Screen: 15.6"
  • Weight: 2.7kg

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2. MSI GT75VR 7RF Titan Pro

Best for FPS like CS:GO & Overwatch – and probably everything else

Price from SGD5,688.00

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Straight to the point, this laptop, the MSI GT75VR 7RF Titan Pro, is the best one you can buy. There is one issue though, and that is its price. But if you have the money and you think SGD 5,600.00 is worth spending on a gaming machine, then by all means, you're not going to have any regrets on this one.

First of all, it's a huge 17-inch laptop. And second of all, which is more important, it's powered by the latest and most powerful gears available in the market today. In a nutshell, it can run any high-spec game today in ultra settings without any lag.

But why did we use such subtitle? Why is there a specific game we'd recommend, right? Well, that's because of its rapid mechanical keyboard, which gives you full sensitivity settings and control.  Plus, it's unbelievably tactile. And those attributes are imperative in competitive FPS gaming.

Overall, what we're trying to say to you is: it can replace or outperform the best gaming desktops you can find today. Take note though, it’s bulky, but it's still more than worth it.

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  • CPU: Kabylake i7-7820HK+CM238 DDR IV
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1080, 8GB GDDR5X
  • Memory: 32GB DDR4-2400
  • Storage: Super Raid 4-512GB NVMe SSD +1TB (SATA) 7200rpm
  • Screen: 17.3"
  • Weight: 4.56kg

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